Promoting Participation In Government

Constituents of Wyoming’s congressional delegation can ask questions of their elected officials at a town hall meeting in Cody – even though the delegation won’t be there. Wyoming Rising–Northwest, a nonpartisan group of Cody residents, have invited U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, to a town hall meeting during the congressional recess this week. The three federal lawmakers have…

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Tell your Senators they must not change long-standing Senate rules to approve the nominee for Supreme Court. Instead of changing the rules to force confirmation of an unpopular nominee, Republicans should change their nominee. The Senate Judiciary Committee met Monday April 2 and approved Neil Gorsuch’s nomination out of committee and dispatched it to the floor. Actual debate on Gorsuch begins in the Senate on…

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In a move many feared, the Trump administration has proposed cutting the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) from the federal budget. Since its creation in 1965 by President Lyndon H. Johnson, no other president has made such a dramatic threat to the cultural life of our nation. Almost every Wyoming and Montana museum, symphony orchestra, cultural and arts…

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